Farmers in Training Journal

<p style=”padding:10px;”>Journal entries below are from Interns in our Farmer Training Program. These entries are mean to provide insight into the world of farming from the view of newcomers, and serve as an educational resource for our community. We hope you enjoy these journal entries as much as our interns enjoy their time on the farm! </p>

Latest Posts

  • Week 1-2 The long and the short of it (Sylvia) Intro-  The long and personal version is here in an essay I wrote awhile back:  http://www.connectingwithin.com/reclaiming-wholeness-an-essay-on-my-personal-journey/ The short, is that I have been admiring the work of the The Growing Home/Club for many years now; always feeling that I had come home when with Manju, Rishi and family. For years, connection to them has sustained me ...
  • Weeks 1-2, I love it all! (Sabriel) Intro- Why did you come to the farm? “Uhh, because you took me. That’s why mom!” What do you enjoy at the farm? “Everything!” What are your favorite things? “Being with the chickens, compost and harvesting” What did you do with the chickens this week? “Getting them in their coops. One time I helped make their ...
  • Week 1-2 (Mayela) Intro- I am here because my mom and I have been really into gardening. When my mom found out about this internship, she told us that she was going to sign us up, and I got really excited! On our way there, on the first day, I was wondering what it was going to be like ...
  • Week 1-2- My very long blog (Lucas) Intro-   I’m here because my mom decided to do the farm internship. At first I thought I wouldn’t like it, but since coming I’ve found that I actually enjoy it. I especially enjoyed shoveling the compost and learning how a compost pile is built. Another day I helped build a lizard house by laying down bricks ...
  • How do we heal with food? Chika Kondo_Entry 04 Last Saturday, I had the opportunity to go to the Compost/Coffee/Heart medicine workshop and the facilitator Celena de Luna walked us through a dope tea ceremony where we sat with the tea and imagined what the herb looked like and what our hearts looked like. She later asked us what did we see in our ...
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